Joe Biden will issue sanctions on Russia Monday after President Vladimir Putin recognized two eastern regions of Ukraine as independent states in his first real move toward full-scale invasion.
‘We have anticipated a move like this from Russia and are ready to respond immediately,’ White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Monday.
‘President Biden will soon issue an Executive Order that will prohibit new investment, trade, and financing by U.S. persons to, from, or in the so-called DNR and LNR regions of Ukraine,’ she detailed.
The White House previewed that ‘the Departments of State and Treasury will have additional details shortly.’
‘We will also soon announce additional measures related to today’s blatant violation of Russia’s international commitments,’ Psaki added.
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